Call for proposals EaSI 2017 - Establishment of 4-years framework partnership agreements to support EU-level NGO networks active in the areas of social inclusion and poverty reduction or microfinance and social enterprise finance VP/2017/015 Closed!


This Call for proposals aims to establish four-year Framework Partnership Agreements (2018-2021) to provide for long-term cooperation between the European Commission and European level networks/non-governmental organisations active in the promotion of one of the following areas:

  • Area 1: Social inclusion and poverty reduction
  • Area 2: Access to finance (demand and supply side of microfinance and social enterprise finance markets)


 The types of activities which may be funded under this call for proposals include:

  • Analytical activities, such as the collection of data and statistics; the development of common methodologies and, where appropriate, policy analyses and the development of policy recommendations, monitoring and assessment of relevant legislation, policies and practices, development of statistics and indicators or benchmarks; studies, researches, analyses and surveys; mapping projects, evaluations; the elaboration and publication of guides, reports and educational material; workshops, seminars, experts' meetings and conferences.
  • Training activities, such as staff exchanges, workshops, seminars, capacity-building actions, train-the-trainer events and the development of online training tools or other training modules.
  • Actions aiming at the creation and improving of networks, mutual learning, cooperation, awareness-raising and dissemination activities

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

All the important deadlines

  • 07 September 2017 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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